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Arrayed: Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter hanged to a lamppost. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce. - Natalie Goldberg


Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest. - Wystan Hugh Auden


A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come. - Eric Hoffer


To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way. - Plato [Platon]


An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one. - George Mikes


Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess. - Charles Caleb Colton


It is the one orderly product our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths; it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden the best evidence we can give of our dignity. - Edward Morgan Forster